Edmonton Film & Music Prizes 2017

The Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA) and Alberta Music, in collaboration with the Edmonton Arts Council, are pleased to announce the 2017 Edmonton Film Prize & Edmonton Music Prize. The call for entries are now open!

The Edmonton Film Prize launched in 2012 offering an annual cash prize. This year will be one $10,000 prize plus two $1,000 runner up prizes to celebrate excellence in Edmonton’s screen-based community. The Edmonton Film Prize was created by the Edmonton Arts Council and is administered by AMPIA.

Bill Evans, Executive Director of AMPIA says: “We are thrilled to be working with Alberta Music and the Edmonton Arts Council to present the Edmonton Film & Edmonton Music Prizes.”

Launched in 2013, the Edmonton Music Prize awards three cash prizes, one $10,000 and two $1,000 runner up prizes. 2016 winners include Maria Dunn, Scenic Route to Alaska and Moshin Zaman.

“It is a pleasure to partner with the Edmonton Arts Council and AMPIA to acknowledge the outstanding talent in music and film that Edmonton has to offer,” says Carly Klassen, Executive Director of Alberta Music.

The submission deadline is October 27, 2017. For the Film Prize, upload your entry here and for the Music prize, complete and print this form: EMP 2017 Nomination Form. The short list of nominees will be announced in late November. Prizes will be awarded in January 2018.

About the Edmonton Arts Council:

The Edmonton Arts Council is a not-for-profit organization that supports and promotes the arts community in Edmonton. The EAC works to increase the profile and involvement of arts and culture in all aspects of our community life.


About AMPIA:

AMPIA is a non-profit professional association serving the media production community in Alberta. Incorporated in 1973, AMPIA is the first such association in Canada. AMPIA is also host of the longest running film & television awards in Canada, the Rosie Awards.